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CSM nabs win over reigning state champion Butte
What a difference a year makes — especially in community college football. Last season, despite having the second best record in the state, College of San Mateo did not qualify for the playoffs. The reason? Butte College captured the NorCal Conference title — en route to a California Community ...
By Terry Bernal Daily Journal Staff FULL STORY
Mills wins wild one over San Lorenzo Valley
A wildly entertaining game between Mills and San Lorenzo Valley came down to one crucial decision — play it safe or go for all the marbles? With the lead changing six times throughout, Mills scored a touchdown with less than 19 seconds remaining in regulation to close to within one point of San L...
By Terry Bernal Daily Journal Staff FULL STORY
Giants swept by Pads, lose ground to Dodgers
SAN DIEGO — The San Francisco Giants are reeling, having lost six of eight games, a streak in which they’ve scored only 14 runs. And yet they’re still inching toward a playoff berth, thanks to the fact there are two wild-card spots. The Giants managed just six hits off Ian Kennedy and three ...
By Bernie Wilson The Associated Press FULL STORY
Donaldson powers A's past Phillies
OAKLAND — Oakland needed a big hit in the 10th inning against Philadelphia. Fortunately for the Athletics, they had Josh Donaldson at the plate. Donaldson hit a two-run homer to lift the A’s to an 8-6 victory over the Phillies on Sunday. “Those are the moments I always want to be in,” Dona...
By Rick Eymer The Associated Press FULL STORY
Another lead slips away as Niners fall to Cardinals
GLENDALE, Ariz. — The San Francisco 49ers have struggled in the second half this season. A week ago against Chicago, it was turnovers, mainly by quarterback Colin Kaepernick. This time, penalties helped do the 49ers in and, yes, it was ugly. Dominating early, the 49ers fell apart in the second ...
By John Marshall The Associated Press FULL STORY
NDB claims tourney title at Chandler Invitational
The fourth annual Chris Chandler Invitational Tournament at Menlo School couldn’t have featured a better championship matchup. The daylong event, featuring 12 Bay Area volleyball teams, wrapped up with a battle of unbeatens as Notre Dame-Belmont (8-0) swept Menlo-Atherton (9-1) in the Gold Bracke...
By Terry Bernal Daily Journal Staff FULL STORY
Winless Raiders display paltry offense in New England
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — The New England Patriots had trouble getting into the end zone. Defensive tackle Vince Wilfork made sure the Oakland Raiders stayed out of the end zone in the final minute. An interception by the 325-pound Wilfork near his goal line gave the heavily favored Patriots the ball ...
By Howard Ulman The Associated Press FULL STORY
Sprint car driver Scott Semmelman killed
BEAVER DAM, Wis. — Sprint car driver Scott Semmelmann was killed in a wreck during practice for a race Saturday night at Beaver Dam Raceway. Beaver Dam Raceway general manager Carolyn Mueller and Bumper to Bumper IRA Outlaw Sprint Car Series President Steve Sinclair confirmed the death. Beaver D...
By Nicholas Dettmann The Associated Press FULL STORY
Smoke from wildfire cancels Ironman events in Lake Tahoe
RENO, Nev. — Ironman races in Lake Tahoe were canceled on Sunday due to smoke and unhealthy air quality from a northern California wildfire. Ironman Lake Tahoe and Ironman 70.3 Lake Tahoe operations manager Keats McGonigal said the mood was “somber” when the decision was announced. McGonigal...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Logano wins at New Hampshire in 2nd Chase race
LOUDON, N.H. — Raised in Connecticut, Joey Logano always considered New Hampshire his home track, the one where he dreamed of being bathed in confetti in Victory Lane and flocked by family and friends. For Logano, the track about 75 miles outside of Boston was his version of Daytona. Winning at ...
By Dan Gelston The Associated Press FULL STORY
Goydos breaks away from Funk to win at Hawaii
KAPOLEI, Hawaii — Paul Goydos won the Hawaii Championship on Sunday for his first Champions Tour title, breaking out of a tight pack with four straight birdies. Making his fifth start of the 50-and-over tour since turning 50 in June, Goydos closed with a 4-under 68 at Kapolei Golf Club for a tour...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Hail Mary sends Wildcats to 49-45 win over Cal
TUCSON, Ariz. — Anu Solomon hit Austin Hill on a 47-yard Hail Mary on the game's final play and Arizona scored 36 points in the fourth quarter to pull off an improbable 49-45 win over California Saturday night. Cal (2-1, 0-1 Pac-12) threatened to turn Arizona's whiteout into a blowout, deflatin...
By John Marshall The Associated Press FULL STORY

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Is it time to worry about the 49ers?

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Still early in the season
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